Loony Laws

Actual laws that have been enacted and put on the books in these United States.
  • In Wilbur, Washington, it is against the law to ride down the street on an ugly horse.
  • In Kansas, when two trains approach each other at a crossing, both shall come to a full stop and neither shall start up again until the other has gone.
  • In Youngstown, Ohio, it’s illegal to ride on the roof of a taxi.
  • In Roderfield, West Virginia, only babies are allowed to ride in baby carriages.
  • In the state of Washington, it’s illegal to pretend that your parents are rich.
  • The state of Massachusetts forbids the eating of peanuts in church.
  • In California it is illegal to peel an orange in your hotel room.
  • It is illegal to shoot open a can of food in Indiana.
  • In New York, it’s against the law to do anything that’s against the law.